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Ronin (film) Quotes

Ronin (film) is a TV show that appeared on TV in 1970 . Ronin completed its run in 1970.

It features Frank Mancuso Jr. as producer, Elia Cmiral in charge of musical score, and Robert Fraisse (cinematographer) as head of cinematography.

Ronin (film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Ronin (film) is 121 minutes long. Ronin (film) is distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

The cast includes: Robert De Niro as Sam, Jean Reno as Vincent, Skipp Sudduth as Larry, Natascha McElhone as Deirdre, Natascha McElhone as Dierdre, Michael Lonsdale as Jean-Pierre, Stellan Skarsgård as Gregor, and Jonathan Pryce as Seamus O'Rourke.

Ronin (film) Quotes

Jean Reno as Vincent

  • (Jean Reno) "We need some information. We're looking for some people in Paris."
  • (Michael Lonsdale) "Who?"
  • (Jean Reno) "An Irish man and a woman, and a German, ex-KGB. They're professionals, and they're in hiding."
  • (Michael Lonsdale) "This is really important to you?"
  • (Jean Reno) "He saved my life."
  • (Jean Reno) "It's a case for ice skates."
  • (Robert De Niro) "Why ice skates? And why would Gregor know an ice-skate case?"
  • (Jean Reno) "He didn't have time to have it made. He didn't have time to have the fake case made. The Russians made it. The Russians made it."
  • (Robert De Niro) "We're following the wrong people."
  • (Jean Reno) "Are you sure you can do this?"
  • (Robert De Niro) "Yeah. I once removed a guy's appendix with a grapefruit spoon."
  • (Jean Reno) "Everyone's your brother until the rent comes due."
  • (Jean Reno) "Under the bridge, by the river, how did you know it was an ambush?"
  • (Robert De Niro) "When ever there is any doubt, there is no doubt. That is the first thing they teach you."
  • (Jean Reno) "Do you want to back him up?"
  • (Jean Reno) "What would I profit from your death?"
  • (Robert De Niro) "Well, you'd have the money."
  • (Jean Reno) "I have the money already."
  • (Jean Reno) "I'll watch the back."
  • (Sergi) "Where do I know you from?"
  • (Jean Reno) "Vienna."
  • (Sergi) "Of course."
  • (Jean Reno) "What was in the case?"
  • (Robert De Niro) "I don't remember."
  • (Jean Reno) "Lesson number two."
  • (Robert De Niro) "Keep in touch."
  • (Jean Reno) "Where is Gregor?"
  • (Robert De Niro) "Gregor f***ed us."
  • (Jean Reno) "No questions. No answers. That's the business we're in. You just accept it and move on. Maybe that's lesson number three."

Stellan Skarsgård as Gregor

  • (Stellan Skarsgård) "It would be nice to do something."
  • (Robert De Niro) "We are doing something. We're sitting here, waiting."
  • (Stellan Skarsgård) "So, what colour is the boathouse at Hereford?"
  • (Robert De Niro) "How the f*** should I know?"
  • (Stellan Skarsgård) "How does the day find you?"
  • (Dapper Gent) "How do they say in French; en plein forme?"
  • (Stellan Skarsgård) "This was supposed to be a social occasion?"
  • (Dapper Gent) "Life is uncertain."
  • (Stellan Skarsgård) "It is indeed."
  • (Dapper Gent) "But Gregor, we have so much history together I was sure you wouldn't mind. Besides the world these days is so --"
  • (Stellan Skarsgård) "Unsafe?"
  • (Dapper Gent) "Exactly."
  • (Stellan Skarsgård) "I'll show you how unsafe it is."
  • (Stellan Skarsgård) "So what brought you here?"
  • (Robert De Niro) "A fellow that doesn't work so well."
  • (Stellan Skarsgård) "The man in the wheelchair? How did he get there?"
  • (Robert De Niro) "Seems to me that was in your neck of the woods back in the late unpleasantness."
  • (Robert De Niro) "Good reflexes."
  • (Stellan Skarsgård) "Oh yeah, they die hard."
  • (Dapper Gent) "Have you lost your mind? Why did you do that?"
  • (Stellan Skarsgård) "To make a point. I don't know her, but I was ready to splatter her brains all over the playground. But you -- I don't particularly like you. Just imagine what I'll do to you if you try anything. Now give me my money."
  • (Stellan Skarsgård) "You're going to kill me?"
  • (Jonathan Pryce) "No, I'm not going to kill you."
  • (Jonathan Pryce) "Why would I want to kill you?"
  • (Stellan Skarsgård) "So what could have been conducted in collegial atmosphere is now f***ed into cocked hat."
  • (Stellan Skarsgård) "Where did that come from?"
  • (Stellan Skarsgård) "I should've made you strip."

Robert De Niro as Sam

  • (Robert De Niro) "Either you're part of the problem or you're part of the solution or you're just part of the landscape."
  • (Spence) "You ex military?"
  • (Robert De Niro) "No, I got my job in the New York Times."
  • (Robert De Niro) "You're my wife; maybe you want to look like it. It's just a game; just a game. Man and woman going for a walk and all that that entails. Piece of cake. Relax. Relax, darling."
  • (Robert De Niro) "You look good cleaned up."
  • (Spence) "You think too hard."
  • (Robert De Niro) "Nobody ever told me that before."
  • (Robert De Niro) "If you don't mind, I'm gonna pass out."
  • (Robert De Niro) "You're great in the locker room, pal, and your reflexes might die hard, but you're weak when you put your spikes on."
  • (Robert De Niro) "Whenever there is any doubt, there is no doubt. That's the first thing they teach you."
  • (Jean Reno) "Who taught you?"
  • (Robert De Niro) "I don't remember. That's the second thing they teach you."
  • (Robert De Niro) "What's in the case?"
  • (Natascha McElhone) "That isn't necessary."
  • (Robert De Niro) "Is it heavy, is it explosive, is it chained to some unlucky bloke's wrist? Are we gonna have to chop it off?"
  • (Natascha McElhone) "All right. But I am not under any obligation to let you know --"
  • (Robert De Niro) "If not, the price has gotta go up. I'll get you the case, but the price has gotta go up. If it's gonna be a amateur night, I want a hundred thousand dollars. I want it upfront. I want it in a bank account. I want another $100,000 when you get the case."
  • (Natascha McElhone) "You'll get your money when we get the case."
  • (Robert De Niro) "The others too."
  • (Natascha McElhone) "That is what I understood. We've gotten the word."
  • (Robert De Niro) "The only thing is that the map, the map is not the territory."
  • (Robert De Niro) "Excuse me, could you tell me how to find the post office?"
  • (Man with the Newspaper) "Do, uh, do I know you? No, I'm sorry, do I know you? Cause, uh, how did you know I speak English?"
  • (Robert De Niro) "You got an English newspaper."
  • (Robert De Niro) "All good things come to those who wait."
  • (Robert De Niro) "You aren't going in there?"
  • (Spence) "Yeah I'm going in there, and so are you."
  • (Robert De Niro) "Why am I going in there?"
  • (Spence) "Why? To protect me."
  • (Robert De Niro) "There is no protection there. If it's a come on we're fish in a barrel. What are you doing? Why do they want you in there? What are you, crazy?"
  • (Spence) "We got shooters here and here. I tell you an old trick."
  • (Robert De Niro) "Hey --"
  • (Spence) "What's your problem?"
  • (Robert De Niro) "Draw again. Draw it again. You're the ace field man. Draw it again. It's a simple diagram. Just draw it again. Draw what you saw. Draw it again. Draw it again."
  • (Robert De Niro) "Two shooters. Car comes through here. Shooters across each other. Kill each other dead. Oh my, where'd you learn that?"
  • (Spence) "In the regiment."
  • (Robert De Niro) "What regiment was that?"
  • (Spence) "The 22nd Special Air Service."
  • (Robert De Niro) "What's the color of the boathouse at Hereford?"
  • (Spence) "I don't like your attitude."
  • (Robert De Niro) "What's the color of the boathouse - --"
  • (Spence) "f*** off."
  • (Robert De Niro) "What's; -you got the gun. I'm unarmed. Do something. Go ahead. Do something. DO SOMETHING."
  • (Robert De Niro) "Tell me about an ambush. I ambushed you with a cup of coffee."
  • (Spence) "You worried about saving your own skin?"
  • (Robert De Niro) "Yeah, I am. It covers my body."
  • (Spence) "You ever kill anybody?"
  • (Robert De Niro) "I hurt somebody's feelings once."

Jonathan Pryce as Seamus O'Rourke

  • (Jonathan Pryce) "I was clearing up your mess."
  • (Natascha McElhone) "My mess? Oh, well, you take over then."
  • (Jonathan Pryce) "Eh?"
  • (Natascha McElhone) "But you can't, can ya? It's you that's hidin' isn' it, Seamus? It's you that can't show your face."
  • (Jonathan Pryce) "You're a good girl, Dierdre. Do your job, eh?"
  • (Jonathan Pryce) "You stupid s***e. You're a dead man."

Michael Lonsdale as Jean-Pierre

  • (Michael Lonsdale) "The Forty-Seven Ronin. Do you know it?"
  • (Michael Lonsdale) "Forty-seven samurai, whose master was betrayed and killed by another lord. They became ronin; masterless samurai; disgraced by another man's treachery. For three years they plotted, pretending to be thieves, mercenaries, even madmen; that I didn't have time to do; and then one night they struck, slipping into the castle of their lord's betrayer and killing him."
  • (Robert De Niro) "Nice. I like that. My kind of job."
  • (Michael Lonsdale) "There's something more. All forty-seven of them committed seppuku; ritual suicide; in the courtyard of the castle."
  • (Robert De Niro) "Well, that I don't like so much."
  • (Michael Lonsdale) "My hobby. One grows old."
  • (Robert De Niro) "Most of the guys I knew just wanted to stay alive long enough to go home and open a bar."
  • (Michael Lonsdale) "Had they lived, would they have done it?"
  • (Michael Lonsdale) "Then they were spared their disillusionment."
  • (Michael Lonsdale) "But you understand it."
  • (Robert De Niro) "What do you mean, I understand it?"
  • (Michael Lonsdale) "The warrior code. The delight in the battle, you understand that, yes? But also something more. You understand there is something outside yourself that has to be served. And when that need is gone, when belief has died, what are you? A man without a master."
  • (Robert De Niro) "Right now I'm a man without a paycheck."
  • (Michael Lonsdale) "The ronin could have hired themselves to new masters. They could have fought for themselves. But they chose honor. They chose myth."
  • (Robert De Niro) "They chose wrong."
  • (Michael Lonsdale) "At the end of the day we are likely to be punished for our kindnesses."

Natascha McElhone as Dierdre

  • (Natascha McElhone) "You're scared."
  • (Robert De Niro) "Of course I'm scared. You think I'm reluctant because I'm happy?"
  • (Natascha McElhone) "What exactly were you doin' back here?"
  • (Robert De Niro) "Lady, I never walk into a place I don't know how to walk out of."
  • (Natascha McElhone) "Then why are you gettin' into that van?"
  • (Robert De Niro) "You know the reason."

Skipp Sudduth as Larry

  • (Skipp Sudduth) "How did they finally get to you?"
  • (Robert De Niro) "They gave me a grasshopper."
  • (Skipp Sudduth) "What's a grasshopper?"
  • (Robert De Niro) "Lessee, two parts gin, one part brandy, one part Creme de Menthe --"

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